Merrymeeting Group and CPR Cell Phone Repair announced a company partnership on October 15, 2013. CPR Cell Phone Repair, the pioneer and fastest growing wireless technology franchise in the United States, formed a company partnership with Merrymeeting Group, a Cleveland-based firm with a portfolio of eight service-based franchise concepts including Geeks On Call, Computer Troubleshooters, Sunbelt Business Brokers and Frontier Adjusters.

The asset-based partnership with Merrymeeting Group will launch a new company, MMI-CPR LLC, in which Merrymeeting will have a controlling interest. In addition to providing further resources to grow the supply chain and enhance the Company’s digital and online media, the partnership secures a foundation to rapidly expand the footprint of CPR’s franchised store locations.

“Partnering with Merrymeeting opens new avenues and deepens our capabilities in terms of service and operations,” said Jeremy Kwaterski, CEO of CPR Cell Phone Repair. “We’re looking forward to the new working relationship with the executive team at Merrymeeting and sharing a common outlook with new strategies and ventures moving forward.”

Kwaterski takes the role of President and Co-CEO of MMI-CPR LLC. John Davies, the CEO and Founder of Merrymeeting, will take on the key leadership position as CEO of MMI-CPR LLC as well as the managing partner and Chairman of the Board. Jeff Gasner, Chief Development Officer for CPR, will retain his same role on the leadership team.

Founded in 1996 by Kwaterski, CPR has become the go-to destination for cell phone repairs and features a same-day service desk staffed by highly-skilled technicians able to service a multitude of electronic devices including cell phones, gaming systems, mp3 players, tablets and other personal electronics. CPR also offers a wide selection of professionally refurbished phones, tablets, other electronic devices and accessories. Specializing in broken screens, charging ports and problems, water damage, and much more, CPR has the capability of fully restoring damaged devices in-store and usually in about an hour.

October 13, 2013